Groan Ups

June 26, 2018

Olobob Top Grand Tour

This year we’ve been out and about visiting book festivals and family festivals running Olobob Top workshops and events for children. It’s been a blast, and there’s more on the horizon! Co-creator and Art Director…

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Olobob Top HQ

June 26, 2018

Season 2 in Production!

We’re thrilled to announce the start of production of Season 2 of Olobob Top!! All the team here are excited to bring a further 26 stories to the small screen, hopefully to start on CBeebies…

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April 19, 2018

Olobob Top Books!

We’re thrilled to announce the publication of two beautiful Olobob Top books, all thanks to Bloomsbury! ‘Let’s Visit the Olobobs’ is a board book for your littlest ones, whilst ‘Make your own Olobob home’ is…

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March 19, 2018

Our Work and Family Mix

Olobob Top was created by wife-and-husband team Leigh Hodgkinson and Steve Smith, but it also features the voices of their children – E (now 8) and S (now 5). In an intriguing article below, Steve…

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November 28, 2017

Stephen Mangan Interview

Whilst recording a zillion different voices for his multitudinous roles in Olobob Top, Stephen Mangan took time to tell us his thoughts about the show. We edited the choicest bits (the bits where he said…

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November 23, 2017

HiFest 2017!

Co-creators of Olobob Top, wife-and-husband team Leigh Hodgkinson and Steve Smith, will be at HiFest 2017, the illustration festival hosted by the lovely seaside town of Hastings, in southern England. They’re giving a little talk…

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November 18, 2017

Olobob Top Creative Makes

We love watching our children be creative in their play, learning through creative activities and games – whether that’s with those plastic block thingies, or engineering some massive train track design, or a humble piece…

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November 2, 2017

Stephen Mangan

Stephen Mangan is the voice of Olobob Top’s narrator. But that’s not all… He also provides voices for new characters the Olobobs create on the Olobob Top – and there are 52 stories, so we…

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